Men's Basketball Wins Season Opener, 92-61
Nov. 17, 2001
Ben Hunt had 14 points and Percy Green 11 for Stephen F. Austin.
Arizona State had a 46-33 halftime lead and never let the Lumberjacks getcloser than 50-40 in the second half.
Sun Devils reserves Jonathan Howard and James Braxton teamed up to start a17-1 run that put the game out of the reach.
Howard threaded a pass to Braxton for an underneath layup that made it 58-45with 12:50 left in the game.
Twenty-two seconds later, Braxton assisted on a layup by Howard, who wasfouled and completed the three-point play.
In the next 3:36, Shawn Redhage scored five points and Prewitt three,capping the surge with a layup. At the same time, the Lumberjacks were going8:40 without a field goal as the game slipped away.
Prewitt, who scored 37 points in Arizona State's final exhibition game, had14 at halftime. He made a 3-pointer early on and scored six points during a17-4 surge that carried the Sun Devils to a 35-16 lead with 6:07 left in thehalf.
Millage scored seven straight points during that run.